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Preparation before Departure ................................4
Departure ..................................................................5
Entering State of Ihraam ........................................8
Hajj and Umrah Summary ...................................10
Arrival in Makkatul Mukarramah .......................11
   Jurisprudence of Tawaaf .................................... 14
Jurisprudence of Sa’ee ..........................................21
Sa’ee ........................................................................22
While Waiting for 1st Day of Hajj ........................25
Hajj – 1st Day, 8th Zul Hijjah ................................26
Hajj – 2nd Day, 9th Zul hijjah ................................27
Hajj – 3rd Day, 10th Zul Hijjah .............................30
Hajj – 4th & 5th Day, 11th & 12th Zul Hijjah ........32
Return to Makkatul-Mukarramah .......................33                                        Page 2 of 51
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Journey to Madinatul Munawwarah ...................35
Return Journey ......................................................40
Acknowledgements ................................................51                                      Page 3 of 51
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          Preparation before Departure

1. Make intention that you will be performing Hajj
   solely for the pleasure of Allah Subhanahu Wa-
   Ta‟aala and then to fulfill the obligation of Hajj.
2. Make Taubah. The way to do this is to first make
   Ghusl, if you can not do so then just make Wudoo
   and then offer two Raka‟ah Nafl Salaatut Taubah.
   After finishing, recite Durood and make Istighfaar
   with Khushoo‟ and Khudoo‟.
3. If your parents are alive, then it is advisable to
   acquire their Permission. If they are your
   dependents (as far as taking their care is concerned)
   then to leave without their permission is Makrooh.
4. If you are keeping things belonging to others which
   they have entrusted with you then return those
   things to the respective owners.
5. Make a Will and leave it with a just and trustworthy
6. Make sure Hajj Financing is from Halal sources.
7. Learn about essential jurisprudence of Hajj.                     Page 4 of 51
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1. Pack your own baggage
2. Do not accept any packages from strangers
3. Leaving Home: Try to offer two Raka‟ah Nafl
   Salaah at your local masjid. Recite Soorah Al-
   Kaafiroon in the first Raka‟ah and Soorah Al-
   Ikhlaas in the second Raka‟ah. After Salaah, Recite
   Ayatul-Kursee and Soorah Al-Quraish and make
   Du‟a for ease and help of Allah Subhanahu Wa-
   Ta‟aala in the journey.
4. If possible, give alms (Charity – Sadaqah).
5. When you leave your house, recite the following

6. Seek forgiveness from neighbours, friends and
   relatives request them to make Du‟a for you. As
   you make Musaafihah with them, read this Du‟a:                    Page 5 of 51
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7. If you are traveling as a group then collect at the
8. Check in as soon as possible. In general, travellers
    of international flight are advised to report at the
    Airport three hours before the departure time.
9. All members of the group should collect at the
    boarding Gate and stay together in one general area
    so that the group can formally begin their journey
    together with the assigned Masool (responsible
10. A short talk about Adaab of Safar followed by a
    collective Du‟a is usually recommended at this
11. As you board the Plane, recite the following Du‟a:                      Page 6 of 51
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12. For journey over water, following Du‟a should be

13. Do not forget that your journey is to perform one of
    the biggest pillars of Islam. The process has already
    begun so be careful how you spend your time. On
    the plane, there are usually a lot of distractions such
    as Movies, Songs (via head-phones), stewardesses
    and other things of this sort. Do Not waste your
    time with any of these things. Try to protect your
    eyes and ears. It is indeed a challenge on the plane
    especially if you are seated right in front of a big
    screen. Try to avert your attention by reading the
    Holy Quran, reading religious books, involving in
    healthy religious discussion with other members of
    the group or even giving Da‟wah to your neighbour
    irrespective of his apparent background or just go to
14. Make sure food served to you on the plane is indeed
15. Be careful about times of Salaah during the flight
    especially if you are flying eastward.                        Page 7 of 51
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              Entering State of Ihraam

1. Remember to enter state of Ihraam before the
    Limits of Meeqaat.
2. If you will be flying into Jeddah, you will pass the
    Meeqaat. It is therefore necessary to enter the state
    of Ihraam at the point of last takeoff. If you pass the
    Meeqaat without Ihraam then you will have to pay
    Dam ( ).
3. Removal of Hair (Haircut, Under Arm, Private
4. Perform Ghusl with intention of Ihraam
5. Comb hair (if applicable)
6. Men: Put on Izar (lower sheet)
7. Men: Put on another sheet like a shawl covering the
8. Men: Put on perfume
9. Offer 2 Raka‟ah Nafl Salaah with intention of
10. Recite Soorah Al-Kaafiroon in 1st Raka‟ah
11. Recite Soorah Al-Ikhlaas in 2nd Raka‟ah                        Page 8 of 51
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12. After Salaah, remain sitting, men remove sheet
    from head, and make intention for Umrah:

O‟ Allah I intend to perform Umrah so make it easy for
                    me and accept it
13. Recite Talbeah                    Page 9 of 51
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            Hajj and Umrah Summary

 1               Ihraam of Umrah                  Fard
 2        Tawaaf of Umrah with Ramal              Fard
 3                Sa‟ee of Umrah                  Wajib
 4                 Head Shaving                   Wajib
 5    Acquire Ihraam of Hajj on 8 th Zul Hijjah   Fard
 6              Wuqoof of „Arafah                 Fard
 7            Wuqoof of Muzdalifah                Wajib
 8           Rami of Jamratul Uqbah               Wajib
 9              Sacrificing Animal                Wajib
10                 Head Shaving                   Wajib
11              Tawaafuz Ziyaarah                 Fard
12                     Sa‟ee                      Wajib
13          Rami of Jamaar (All three)            Wajib
14               Tawaaful Wadaa‟                  Wajib                    Page 10 of 51
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         Arrival in Makkatul Mukarramah

   Du‟a of while entering the holy city

   If possible, go to Masjidul Haraam right away
    otherwise as soon as all essential needs are fulfilled
   Du‟a entering the Masjid – Baitullah

   Du‟a when sighting Ka‟ba for the first time

   Then raise your hands and make the following Du‟a

   Recite Durood                      Page 11 of 51
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   Make Du‟a of your own choice (in your own
    language if you prefer)
   It is mustahab to make Tawaaf in Baitullah
    therefore if the time is not close to any Fard (  )
    Salaah and it is not one of the Makrooh times then
    proceed to make Tawaaf of Umrah (See next
    section).                    Page 12 of 51
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             Rukn-ush              Rukn-ul
             Shaami                Iraaqi

                                      Door of
                        Ka‟bah        Ka‟bah

             Yamaani                    Hajarul Aswad

                                       Safa                         Page 13 of 51
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              Jurisprudence of Tawaaf

                   To complete most Shawts
( )
Requirement        To do tawaaf outside Ka‟bah, inside
( )                Masjid
                   To do Tawaaf yourself
( )
Condition (    )   To be a muslim
Condition (    )   To make intention
Condition (    )   To make Tawaaf inside the Masjid
Condition (    )   Hajj only: Proper time
Condition (    )   Hajj only: State of Ihraam
Condition (    )   Hajj only: Wuqoof of Arafah
                   Tahaarah from Hadth Akbar and
Waajib             Covering of Satar
Waajib             To do Tawaaf on foot if capable                     Page 14 of 51
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                  To do Tawaaf from right i.e.
                  To do Tawaaf including Hateem
                  with Ka‟bah
Waajib            Start Tawaaf from Hajarul Aswad
Waajib            To complete Tawaaf i.e. 7 rounds
                  To offer 2 Raka‟ah salaah after
Sunnah            Istilaam of Hajarul Aswad
Sunnah            Idtiba‟
Sunnah            Ramal in first three Shawts
                  Not to do Ramal in the remaining 4
                  Istilaam of Hajarul Aswad before
                  To raise Hands in front of Hajarul
Sunnah            Aswad at start of Tawaaf as in
                  Takbeerut Tahreeamah
Sunnah            To start Tawaaf from Hajarul Aswad
                  To face Hajarul Aswad at beginning
                  of Tawaaf
Sunnah            To do all rounds continuously                 Page 15 of 51
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                  To keep body free from all apparent
                  To make Tawaaf in state if impurity
                  such as Janaabah, Haidh, Nifaas etc.
                  To do Tawaaf riding on something
                  without valid excuse
                  To do Tawaaf walking on knees or
Forbidden         crawling on belly without valid
                  To pass between the Hateem and
Forbidden         To leave a Shawt or part of a Shawt
                  To start Tawaaf from a place other
                  than Hajarul Aswad
                  To face Ka‟bah during Tawaaf
Forbidden         except in the beginning to kiss
                  Hajarul Aswad etc.                  Page 16 of 51
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   Tawaaf starts from Hajarul Aswad
   Men Only: Prepare your self by wearing your top
    sheet under the right arm and throwing the rest over
    the left shoulder i.e. idtiba‟ condition.
   Walk up as close as possible to the Hajarul Aswad
    keeping yourself on its right i.e. the Hajarul Aswad
    should be on your right as you face it.
   Make Intention of Tawaaf

   Move right so that you are facing Hajarul Aswad
   Raise both Hands as you would for Takbeerut
    Tahreemah in Salaah and recite the following                    Page 17 of 51
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   If there is opportunity to kiss the Hajarul Aswad
    without pushing and shoving etc. then do so
    otherwise make a right turn and start the tawaaf.
   You should be moving towards the Door the
   You should go around the Hateem and not through
    the area between it and the Ka‟bah. This area is
    supposed to be a part of the Ka‟bah and Salaah in
    this area is considered to be Salaah inside the
   Make Istilaam of Rukn-ul-Ymaani as you pass by it
    by touching it by both hands or by the right hand
   Men only: You must do Ramal for the first three
   After the third Shawt, you will not do Ramal and
    will not do Idtiba‟ i.e. walk normally during
    Tawaaf and wear the top sheet covering both
    shoulders like a shawl.
   Each time you reach the Hajarul Aswad, kiss it if
    you can without hurting any one. If this is not
    possible then at the time when your left shoulder is
    in-line (radially with respect to the Tawaaf circle)                    Page 18 of 51
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    with Hajarul Aswad, do not turn towards the
    Ka‟bah, just show the palms of your hands towards
    the Hajarul Aswad and recite the previous du‟a. the
    following is also sufficient

   Remember, this Du‟a will end up being read eight
    times, at the beginning of each Shawt and at the
    finish of the seventh Shawt.
   After completing the Tawaaf, come to the
    Muqaamu Ibraheem and offer two Raka‟ah Salaah
    of Tawaaf preferably behind it. Recite Soorah Al-
    Kaafiroon in the first rak‟ah and Soorah Al-Ikhlaas
    in the second Raka‟ah.
   Come to the area where the Zam-Zam well is
    located and drink Zam-Zam water while standing.
    Make this du‟a before drinking

   If the rush is not too much then go to the wall
    between the Hajarul Aswad and the Door of
    Ka‟bah. This area is known as Multazam. It is
    Sunnah to press the chest and cheek against it and                    Page 19 of 51
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    make Du‟a. It is one of those places where Du‟a is
   Now you are ready to perform Sa‟ee.                    Page 20 of 51
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              Jurisprudence of Sa’ee

Condition To perform your Sa‟ee yourself
          To perform Sa‟ee after performing full or
          most of the Tawaaf
          To have assumed the state if Ihraam before
Condition Sa‟ee of Hajj and to be in the state of
          Ihraam for post Umrah Sa‟ee
Condition To start at Safaa and end at Marwah
          Perform most of the seven laps i.e. at least
          four laps
          Sa‟ee of Hajj must be performed at its
          proper time
          Perform Sa‟ee after Tawaaf that was
          performed with full purity
Waajib    To start at Safaa and end at Marwah
Waajib    Perform Sa‟ee on foot except if Ma‟zoor
Waajib    Perform all seven laps
          To remain in the state of Ihraam until the
          end of Sa‟ee of Umrah
          To cover complete distance between Safaa
          and Marwah                   Page 21 of 51
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   Start the Sa‟ee by making Istilaam to Hajarul
    Aswad as you would for Tawaaf.
   Proceed toward Safa in the general direction
    pointed by the corner of Ka‟bah which has Hajarul
    Aswad in it. Come out of the Mutaaf area and you
    will see a small hill. Climb it. Read the following:

   Face Ka‟bah, raise your hands as in Du‟a and recite
    Hamd, Thana, Takbeer and Tahleel of Allah
    Subhanahu Wa-Ta‟ala three times loudly. Then
    recite the Durood and, with Khushoo‟ and make
    Du‟a. This is a place of acceptance.
   Recite Talbeah as well and make Du‟a for at least
    the duration of reciting 25 ayaat of the Holy quran.
   Start walking towards Marwah at normal pace.
    Continue making Du‟a. A recommended Du‟a is:

   Upon approaching the green light start running at
    medium pace (like slow jogging).                     Page 22 of 51
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   Stop running at the next green light and start
    walking at normal pace as before.
   Upon reaching Marwah, climb it (the floor is
    essentially a slope). Do not climb all the way. Turn
    towards Ka‟bah and make Du‟a the way you did at
    Safa. This marks one “lap” of Sa‟ee.
   Now start walking towards Safa for your second
         1. Safa  Marwah
         2. Safa  Marwah
         3. Safa  Marwah
         4. Safa  Marwah
         5. Safa  Marwah
         6. Safa  Marwah
         7. Safa  Marwah
   Now perform two Raka‟ah Salaah inside but at the
    edge on Mutaaf
   Come out of Haram and get your hair cut (or head
    shaven, men only)
   Women should cut hair, from one of the locks,
    equal in length to the amount that wraps around one
   Now you can come out of the state of Ihraam.                    Page 23 of 51
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   You can shower and wear normal clothes.
   Now you will be waiting for 8th of Zul Hijjah.                    Page 24 of 51
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         While Waiting for 1st Day of Hajj

   Remember that each and every minute of your time
    is precious. Therefore make the most of it.
   You can perform Umrahs or tawaafs on behalf of
    Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, those
    muslim relatives who have passed away etc.
   Following are the places where Du‟a is accepted:
    1. During Tawaaf
    2. At the Multazam
    3. At Meezaabur Rahmah
    4. Inside Ka‟bah
    5. At the well of Zam-Zam
    6. On Safa
    7. On Marwah
    8. During Sa‟ee
    9. At Maqaamu Ibraheem
   Be particular about making all Salaah in the Haram
    including Tahajjud. Women can make Salaah in
    their rooms if they want to.
   Be particular about Takbeerul Oolaa                   Page 25 of 51
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            Hajj – 1st Day, 8th Zul Hijjah

   Put on Ihraam within the limits of Haram. Your
    Hotel room is also within this limit.
   See section on “Entering State of Ihraam” on page
   After sunrise, go to Mina.
   It is Mustahab to offer Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib and Isha
    of the 8th Zul Hijjah and Fajr of 9 th Zul Hihjah in
   It is Mustahab to stay near Masjid Kheef in Mina
   Spend your time in Excessive Ibaadah, Zikrullah,
    Da‟wah Ilallah and teaching and learning about
    various relevant aspects of Hajj and Deen in
    general.                     Page 26 of 51
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            Hajj – 2nd Day, 9th Zul hijjah

   Offer Fajr Slaat close to sunrise (when there is
    ample morning light, but before sunrise).
   After sunrise, leave for Arafat.
   When you see Jabal-ur-Rahamah, recite Takbeer,
    Tahleel and this Du‟a:

   Enter Arafat while reciting Talbeah
   In Masjid Namrah, Khutbah of Hajj is given by the
    appointed Imam, Zuhr Salaah is offered and then
    Asr Salaah is offered right after. If you can not be in
    this masjid at this time then offer Zuhr and Asr
    Salaahs at their respective times. You can not make
    Jama‟ (Combining the two Salaahs).
   It is Mustahab to Stand while performing Wuqoof
    in Arafat however sitting and lying down is
    permissible.                      Page 27 of 51
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   Spend most, if not all, of your time in making Du‟a
    with Khushoo‟. Before and after each Du‟a, recite
    Takbeer, Tahleel, Talbeah and Durood.
   Make sure that there is no mixing of Men and
   There is no specific Du‟a for this time therefore you
    can make whatever Du‟a you want. It is
    recommended that we should make Du‟a for Our
    own Hidaayah, our Khaatimah-Bil-Khair (
         ), and the Hidaayah of all Humanity.
   Wait till sunset. After sunset start moving towards
    Muzdalifah. Maghrib Salaah is offered in
    Muzdalifah and Not in Arafaat.
   Muzdalifah is plain that is situated between Arafaat
    and Mina at three miles distance form both.
   Upon reaching Muzdalifah, ensure that time of Isha
    has begun. Then, call out Azaan and then Iqaamah
    and offer Maghrib and Ishaa Salaahs one after the
    other (in this sequence) without making any Sunnah
    or Nafil in between the two. The intention ( ) you                     Page 28 of 51
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    make for Maghrib Salaah should be the normal
    intention and Not Qada intention.
   During the night stay, pick up 70 pebbles of the size
    of peas. Wash them with water to cleanse them of
    any Najaasah. These pebbles are used to stone the
   It is Mustahab to stay awake in the night making
    „Ibaadah and Du‟a etc. After Fajr Salaah, make
    Wuqoof i.e. make Du‟a in the similar manner as
    you did in Arafaat.
   Before sunrise, leave for Mina                     Page 29 of 51
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           Hajj – 3rd Day, 10th Zul Hijjah

   Rami: Upon reaching Mina, it is Mustahab to stone
    Jamratul Oolaa as soon as possible. The time for
    stoning starts from Subh Saadiq of 10 th and finishes
    at Subh Saadiq of 11 th. However, to stone before
    sunrise on the 10 th and after sunset is Makrooh
    except for women, elderly (or weak) or the sick. To
    stone between Zawaal and Sunset is Mabaah
    (allowed) but stoning between sunrise and Zawaal
    is Masnoon and preferable.
   Before stoning, read the following Du‟a

   Stop reciting Talbeah as soon as you cast the first
   After stoning, sacrifice of an animal, Camel, Cow,
    Goat, Lamb etc (seven people can share a cow and
    a camel).
   After sacrificing the animal, perform Halq (the rite
    of shaving the Head for men and shortening hair for                     Page 30 of 51
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    women) in the similar manner as after the umrah.
    Please refer to section on “Sa‟ee” on page 22.
   Recite Takbeer while performing Halq and recite
    this Du‟a

   Now you can come out of Ihraam i.e. take a bath
    and change into normal clothes.
   Now proceed towards Makkatul Mukarramah to
    perform Tawaafuz Ziyaarah (             ).
   Perform Tawaafuz Ziyaarah as discussed before in
    section “Tawaaf” on page 17
   Perform Sa‟ee of Hajj as discussed in section
    “Sa‟ee” on page 22.
   Return to Mina.
   It is Mustahab to perform Salaahs in Masjidul
    Kheef.                   Page 31 of 51
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    Hajj – 4th & 5th Day, 11th & 12th Zul Hijjah

   After Zawaal, perform Rami (stoning) of Jamaar
    (all three) in the similar manner as described on
    page 30.                    Page 32 of 51
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        Return to Makkatul-Mukarramah

   While going back to Makkatul Mukarramah, it is
    Sunnah to stay for a little while at a place called
   Upon reaching Makkatul Mukarramah, your Hajj
    will be completed – Alhamdulillah (           ).
   Perform Tawaaful Wadaa. Follow the procedure
    described before in section of “Tawaaf” on page 17
    with the following difference:
    o There is no Ramal
    o There is no Idtiba‟
   As you will be leaving Baitullah now, express your
    feelings in the form of excessive Du‟a with
    Khushoo‟, at Multazam, at Muqaamu Ibraheem, at
    Zam-Zam etc.
   At the end, make Istilaam of Hajarul Aswad and if
    possible walk in such a way that you can see the
    Baitullah till you come out of Haram. As you walk
    out, try to weep and if you can not, at least make
    your face as if you are weeping. Normally one does                    Page 33 of 51
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   not have to do this. The weeping happens naturally.
   Once out of the door, make the following du‟a:                   Page 34 of 51
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       Journey to Madinatul Munawwarah

 (      )
The one who performed Hajj and then visited my grave
is like one who visited me when I was alive (Mishkaat)

   Recite this Du‟a when you are about to enter the

   Upon entering the city, recite the following Du‟a:                     Page 35 of 51
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   It is a matter of proper etiquettes, respectfulness and
    expression of love to visit Masjid-un-Nabawi as
    soon as possible. Visit the Grave of Rasoolullah
    Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam (                     ). For
    women, however, there are specific times to visit,
    which they should observe.
   Enter the masjid with the right foot and recite the
    following Du‟a:

   Perform Tahiyyatul Masjid (if Fard Salaah is not
    going on and it is not one of the forbidden times i.e
    after Fajr Salaah until after sunrise, at Zawaal and
    after Asr Salaah until after Maghrib Salaah).
   Visit the Grave of Rasoolullah Sallalahu Alaihi
    Wasallam. As you pass by the Hujrah of „Aaishah
    RadiAllahu Anhaa (Where the graves of
    Rasoolullah Sallalallahu Alaihi Wasallam, Abu-
    Bakr and Umar RadiAllahu Anhuma are situated)
    keep your gaze low. Trying to peek inside the Grill
    is considered disrespectful.                      Page 36 of 51
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   When in front of the grave of Rasoolullah
    Sallallahu Alaihu Wasallam then stand facing the
    grave i.e. your back facing the Qiblah and recite the
    following Salaam:

   Do not forget conveying Salaams on behalf of those
    who requested it (If you remember, then include me
    among the requesters).                     Page 37 of 51
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   Move slightly to the right and face the grave of
    Abu-Bakr RadiAllahu „Anh and recite the

   Again, move slightly to the right and face the grave
    of Umar RadiAllahu „Anh and recite the following:

   Try to make 2 rak‟aat Nafl Salaah in Riyaadul
    Jannah. It is a specific area between the house and
    the Mimbar of Rasoolullah Sallallahu „Alaihi

   During your stay in Madinatul Munawwarah, try to
    visit most, if not all, historic sites. Tours are usually
    organized for this purpose.                        Page 38 of 51
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   Take special care about offering all your Salaahs in
    Masjid-un-Nabawi with Takbeerul Oola.
   Try to make your Salaah in the Original Masjid.
    Most notice a remarkable difference in the level
    spirituality.                     Page 39 of 51
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                  Return Journey

   Before returning, visit the grave of Rasolullah
    Salallahu „Alaihi Wasallam according to the way
    described before. Then recite the following Du‟a:

   During the Journey, follow the etiquettes of Journey
    according to the Sunnah of Rasoolullah Sallallahu
    „Alaihi Wasallam.
   Upon reaching your city, recite the following Du‟a:

   Upon reaching home, recite the following Du‟a:                    Page 40 of 51
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 Afaaqi (       )
         A person who resides outside the limits of
 Arafaat or Arafah (      )
        A plain area near Makkatul Mukarramah
        where the pilgrims stay on the 9 th of Zul hijjah
        from Zawaal till after sunset
 Ayaam-un-Nahr (            )
             th   th     th
        10 , 11 , and 12 of Zul hijjah
 Ayaam-ut-Tashreeq (             )
          th       th
        9 to 13 of Zul hijjah
 Baitullah (         )
 Hady ( )
        The sacrificial animal brought to the Haram by
        the Haaji
 Hajj ( )                     Page 41 of 51
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        A pillar of Islam involving the person
        performing it to carry out a set of specified
        rituals such as entering the state of Ihraam,
        staying in Arafat and performing Tawaaf etc.,
        during the months of Hajj
 Hajr-ul-Aswad (            )
        Black stone. Stone from Paradise. It is installed
        in the south-eastern corner of Ka‟bah
 Halaq ( )
        The ritual of getting the head shaven
 Haram ( )
        The land including and surrounding the holy
        City of Makkah. The limits are marked. Many
        things that are normally permissible such as
        hunting, cutting trees etc. are not permissible
        within its limits.
 Hateem (      )
        A semicircular, 5 feet tall wall situated on the
        north side of Ka‟bah. The area between the
        Ka‟bah and this wall is considered to be part of
        Ka‟bah.                     Page 42 of 51
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 Hill ( )
         The land between Meeqaat and Haram. The
         restrictions applicable inside Haram are not
         applicable here.
 Idtiba‟ (         )
         To wear the top sheet of Ihraam such that it
         passes under the right arm and thrown over left
 Ifraad ( )
         One of the three types on Hajj that is only
         allowed for local residents. In this Hajj, the
         pilgrim only performs rites of Hajj.
              ‫ا ت‬
 Istilaam (‫)ِسْ ِالم‬
         To touch and kiss the Black stone or to touch
         the Black stone and Rukn-ul-Yamaani.
 Jabal-ul-Qazh (          )
         A mountain in Muzdalifah.
 Jabal-ur-Rahmah (            )
         A mountain in Arafat.
 Jabal-uth-Thabeer (          )                    Page 43 of 51
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        A mountain in Mina.
 Jamraat or Jamaar (        )
        The three pillars where rites of stoning are
        carried out. They are called Jamrat-ul-Oolaa,
        Jamrat-ul-Wustaa and Jamrat-ul-„Aqbah
 Jannatul Mu‟alla (           )
        The graveyard of Makkah.
 Maqaamu Ibraaheem (             )
        A stone from Paradise upon which Ibraheem
        Alaihis Salaam stood as he built the Ka‟bah.
 Marwah (      )
        A small hill on the North Eastern side of the
        Baitullah where the rite of Sa‟ee concludes.
 Masjid Kheef (           )
        The main masjid of Mina situated in the north.
 Masjid Namrah (            )
        A masjid at the border of Arafat.
 Meeqaat (       )
        The place before Makkah where Ihraam is put                    Page 44 of 51
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        on. A pilgrim must not cross this boundary
        without Ihraam otherwise a penalty of “Dam”
        will be incurred.
 Mufrid ( )
        The person performing hajj.
 Muhrim ()
        A person in the state of Ihraam.
 Mutaaf (      )
        The floor immediately surrounding the Ka‟bah
        where the Tawaaf is normally done. It is
        currently made of white marble.
 Muzdalifah (      )
        Name of a plain situated between Arafat and
        Mina where the Hujjaaj spend the night of the
        10th Zul Hijjah as part of Hajj rites.
 Qaarin ( )
        The person performing Qiraan hajj. This is the
        type of Hajj Rasoolullah Sallallahu „Alaihi
        Wasallam performed where the Haaji puts on
        the Ihraam from Madinah Munawwarah.
 Qasr (    )                   Page 45 of 51
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       Shortening of hair.
 Qiraan ( )
       One of the three types of Hajj that was
       performed by Rasoolullah Sallallahu „Alaihi
       Wasallam. In this type, the Haaji puts on the
       Ihraam from Madinah Munawwarah.
 Ramal ( )
       Special way of performing first three rounds of
       Tawaaf where the person performing the
       tawaaf walks while taking short steps and with
       chest out and moving the shoulders like a
       strong person. This is applicable to men only.
       The top sheet is worn in Idtiba‟ manner.
 Rami ( )
       To stone or throw stones. This rite is performed
       on the 10th, 11th and 12th Zul Hijjah. The three
       pillars located in Mina near Masjid Kheeef are
       the targets. They represent the three places
       where shaytaan tried to deter Ibraheem Alaihis
       Salam from slaughtering Isma‟eel Alaihis
       Salaam.                    Page 46 of 51
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 Rukn-ul-Iraaqi (             )
        The south eastern corner of Ka‟bah. This is the
        direction towards Iraq.
 Rukn-ul-Yamaani (                )
        The south western corner of Ka‟bah. This is the
        direction towards Yemen.
 Rukn-ush-Shaami (                )
        The north western corner of Ka‟bah. This is the
        direction towards Shaam.
 Sa‟ee ( )
        The rite of walking (and running between two
        marked places. Running is applicable to men
        only) between the two hills; Safa and Marwah.
 Safa ( )
        A small hill towads the south of Ka‟bah. The
        rite of Sa‟ee is started from here.
 Shawt (     )
         When a pilgrim goes around the Ka‟bah one
 Tahleel (     )                    Page 47 of 51
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       To recite La-Ilaahaa-IllAllah –
 Takbeer (       )
       To say Allahu-Akbar –
 Talbeah (   )
       To recite complete Labbaik -
 Tamattu ( )
       One of the three type of Hajj where the Haaji
       performs Umrah and hajj in the same year with
       separate Ihraams.
 Tasbeeh (    )
       To say Subhaan-Allah – ‫ُب َان اهلل‬
 Tawaaf (    )
      To make seven rounds (Shawt -         ) around
      the Ka‟bah.
 Umrah (    )
      The rite of entering state of Ihraam from the
      Hill ( ) or Meeqaat (        ) and performing
      Tawaaf of Ka‟bah and Sa‟ee between Safa and                  Page 48 of 51
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 Wuqoof (       )
       To stay for a while. In the context of Hajj, it
       refers to the stay in Arafat and/or Muzdalifah.
 Yaumul Arafah (           )
       9 of Zul hijjah when the Hujjaaj perform the
       main rite of Hajj i.e. staying (wuqoof) in
 Yaum-ut-Tarwyyah (             )
       8 Zul Hijjah. The Hujjaaj proceed from
       Makkah to Mina. It marks the start of Hajj
 Zamzam (       )
       Name of a spring of water near Ka‟bah. This is
       the spring that was started by Allah Subhanahu
       Wa-Ta‟ala for Isma‟eel Alaihis-Slaam and His
 Zul Hulaifah (        )
       Name of a place outside of Madinah which is in
       the way to Makkah. It is the Meeqaat for
       Hujjaaj going from Madinah.                   Page 49 of 51
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   1. Mu‟allimul Hujjaaj - By Maulana Sa‟eed
      Ahmad (Rahmatullahi Alaih) of Madressah
      Mazaahirul Uloom, Sahaaranpour, India.

   2. A Handbook of Hajj and Umrah, An English
      Version of Masai‟l-o-Ma‟lumat-e-Hajj-o-
      „Umrah, Compiled by Muhammad Moinuddin
      Ahmad (Late), Published by Al-Moin Trust,
      Karachi (Pakistan)               Page 51 of 51

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